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Re: GRUB 2 development

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: GRUB 2 development
Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2007 22:10:48 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Sat, Nov 10, 2007 at 06:53:51PM +0100, Marco Gerards wrote:
> The problem currently is that, accidently, we lose track of
> outstanding bugs and patches.  It is frustrating to both developers
> and people sending in patches/bugreports.
> Hopefully we can start using a bug tracker soon.  There are many that
> are good.  In my opinion the mailinglist and wiki doesn't work for us
> anymore.
> If we have a bug tracker, bugs and patches won't be forgotted until we
> actively close them.  This will fix a serious problem in GRUB
> development.  At the moment I am a bit more active.  But I can not
> promise if I can keep being this active...
> Many projects use bugzilla.  Perhaps it isn't perfect, but it does
> what I want.  I just do not have the resources to set that up.
> Perhaps someone else knows something better.
> I would even prefer using savannah than the current situation.  I hope
> we can figure out a solution real soon.  How about just using savannah
> and add a GRUB2 option there, unless someone comes up with something
> better in a few days/weeks?

We had this discussion before.  See:

  (funny that we all forget things so easily ;-))

I think Okuji makes valid points.  How about using the tracker in savannah?

It's certainly better than using the mailing list as a bug tracker ;-)

Robert Millan

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